Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Norman Hall Bennett

Male 1888 - 1967  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name Norman Hall Bennett 
    Born Feb 1888  Oshawa, Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    postmaster 
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Planner, Town 
    Religion 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Baptist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-212334 
    Died 30 Nov 1967  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 3 Dec 1967  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I212334  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Bennett 
    Family ID F190726  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Estelle M. Maus,   b. 1895,   d. 1983  (Age 88 years) 
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F248359  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ida May "Ida" Green,   b. 19 Feb 1890, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 30 Jul 1913  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F248803  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Norman H. Bennett Passes - One of Ayr's best known residents, Norman H. Bennett, passed away Thursday at South Waterloo Memorial Hospital in his 80th year. He was born in Oshawa and resided in Galt for some years before coming to Ayr. For 25 years he successfully operated a hardware store in the premises now occupied by Kress of Ayr. He sold the business to William McKenzie following World War II and accepted the position of postmaster. He served in this capacity until his retirement in 1953. Mr. Bennett was an adherent of Knox United Church and was active in the Galt Curling Club. For several years he had assisted in the work of the Ayr Horticultural Society in maintaining the various plots and beauty spots about the village. He is survived by his wife, the former Estelle Maus; three brothers, Charles of Oshawa, Frank, Sault Ste. Marie, and Lewis of British Columbia. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former May Green, in 1948. - The Funeral - Funeral service was conducted on Monday from Kipp Funeral Home, Paris, by Rev. D. E. Willis. Interment was made in Ayr Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ford and Neil Hancock; Neil, Roy and .Robert Bennett, and Donald Bruce.

      The Ayr News Dec 7 1967 pg 12

  • Sources 
    1. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Galt 1911 Div. 14 Page 22.

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Norman H. Bennett/ 1888 - 1967/ his wife/ May I. Green/ 1890 - 1948

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Norman Hall Bennett Age: 24 Birth Date: abt 1889 Marriage Date: 30 Jul 1913 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Spouse: Ida May Green Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1890

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Feb 1888 - Oshawa, Ontario Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - postmaster - - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Planner, Town - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jul 1913 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Nov 1967 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Dec 1967 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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